Greenock Burns Club Blog

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2018 – Inverclyde Schools Burns Competition

The Burns Federation (Inverclyde) Youth Committee will be holding the 2018 Inverclyde Schools Burns Competition within the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on Wednesday 21 March, 2018. Primary Schools Competition – 09.45am Secondary Schools Competition –...

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2017 – Annual St. Andrews Night Celebrations

On Saturday 25 November, 2017, the members and their guests gathered at the Tontine Hotel, Greenock for the Annual St. Andrews Night Celebration. Club President Jamie Donnelly gave a warm welcome before we sat down...

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2017 RABC Wreath-laying Ceremony @ Paisley

On Thursday 20 July 2017, in glorious sunshine,  a good number of members attended the Renfrewshire Association of Burns Clubs Wreath-laying ceremony at impressive Fountain Gardens, Paisley. President Arthur Boyle of the RABC delivered a lovely service,...

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2017 Annual Church Service

On Sunday 7 May, 2017, the members of The Mother Club joined the congregation at the Lyle Kirk, Greenock, for the Annual Church Service. Prior to the service the organist played various Burns songs,...

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2017 – Annual General Meeting

On Thursday 20th April, 2017, The Mother Club held it’s Annual General Meeting. President Jim Donnelly welcomed all present, thereafter Margaret Dickson, Hon. Secretary, noted Apologies for Absence. A moments silence was then observed...

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2017 – 30th Inverclyde Schools Burns Competition

  On Tuesday 14th March, 2017, The Youth Festival Committee held the 30th RBWF Inverclyde Schools Competition at The Beacon Arts Centre, Custom Quay, Greenock. The competition was held over the whole day with...

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2017 – Inverclyde Secondary Schools Burns Supper

The 29th Inverclyde Secondary Schools Burns Supper was held on the evening of Thursday 16th February, 2016, when family and friends gathered at Inverclyde Academy for this special evening, which showcases the talents of...

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2017 – Annual Celebration

On 25th January, 2017, The Greenock Burns Club met in the Tontine Hotel, Greenock for their 215th Annual Celebration. The Top Table guests were piped in by Nicholas Donnelly, a member Dublin based St....

2016 – November Meeting

Our November club night was a very enjoyable and entertaining night. Duncan Brown, Historian, Artist and Piper, gave a presentation on his book “My hero, My Soldier Laddie”, which details the 14 Lanarkshire Victoria Cross...